Waste Stories 5/8/2019

The Healthcare Waste and Resources Research Group

1. Medical Devices Regulation

The European Commission has published a new fact sheet for healthcare professionals and health institutions explaining what they need to know about the new EU regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices.

Read the fact sheet here

2. Sustainability in quality improvement

The Sustainability in Quality Improvement framework (SusQI) is an approach to improving healthcare by assessing quality and value through the lens of a “triple bottom line”.

In SusQI, the health outcomes of service are measured against its environmental, social and economic costs and impacts to determine its “sustainable value”. The framework was developed by CSH with partners, including at the Royal College of Physicians.

3. Health and Safety Manager: Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is looking to recruit a Health and Safety Manager to monitor, advise, support, enforce and report upon standards of health, safety and environment and compliance within statute and company requirements. Keeping up to date with current legislation and changes to group policy and procedures and ensure this is effectively communicated.

For more information and to apply, click here

4. Senior Consultant or Associate Director – Healthcare Advisory Services – London

WSP is recruiting for between Senior Consultant to Associate Director grades in our Healthcare Advisory team. This is an opportunity to join a growing team in a dynamic company and provide specialist healthcare consultancy and technical advice to clients on strategies and capital projects. Working closely with clients you will most likely primarily lead on the development of business cases and estate strategies but will have the opportunity to work on a range of other types of commissions (see below). You will have a good understanding of the UK healthcare market and current issues in relation to property and capital projects. You will also be expected to contribute to winning new commissions.

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5. edie’s Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020 open for entries

Entries for edie’s 2020 Sustainability Leaders Awards are now officially open, with some exciting new categories added to the scheme which recognises excellence across the spectrum of sustainable business.

Read more here


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